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Beyond You Experience: Leadercast Conference

Beyond You Experience

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a great experience, the Leadercast conference. I personally found out about the event maybe a week or so before it happened, just when I started the Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover plan. ha. So I reached out to the local coordinators of the event and asked if I could volunteer to attend the event, explaining that I was on the Dave Ramsey program. Josh wrote  saying that he didn’t need more volunteers but appreciated that I was willing to earn a ticket, in addition, he understood the program I was on. He gave me a free ticket to the event, which was really amazing of him.

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17 In Marketing/ Networking

Connecting, Networking + Follow Up

Connecting Networking Follow Up

For some odd reason, in personal and business life, people come up short on the art of the follow up. What do I mean by that? It’s simple. When you meet someone and exchange information, then you or the other person follows up with one another. Here is where disconnect originates. Too many people go to events to “connect” but never connect after–one, two, three or more weeks later.

It’s all a show and dance of introducing yourself at networking events… “Oh, hi! My name is (insert name here), I run or work for (yada) business. What do you do?” Then you repeat a different version of the same thing back to them. A majority of the time there is meaningless interaction or sly way of handing out a business card. There is no actual connection made in the process. It’s not your fault if you do this, it’s what we’ve been conditioned to do.  Continue Reading →

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